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West Atlantic open positions

At West Atlantic, we are always looking for skilled and professional colleagues. Below is a list of open positions waiting for your application. Please read our privacy policy before sending in your application.

Open positions

Location
Application deadline

B1 Engineers – OSL and TOS Hub – PART 145

Location:
Oslo
Application deadline:
31/05/2020

Position Type/Work Pattern: Permanent Full-Time. 14 days on/off shift pattern
Department:
WAS Part-145                  
Location: Oslo and Tromsö

Role Summary:

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at OSL and TOS hubs, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner.
Responsible for ensuring that the relevant hangar and line work at OSL and TOS is carried out on time, in full and to the required standards.

Duties:

Responsible for certifying the work in the hangar and line; in consultation with the Line Station Controller (LSC).

Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.

Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times.

Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE.

Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times. Report any building/facilities defects to LSC.

Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information.

Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks.

Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard.

Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorization ratings held for the work performed.

Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established company Flight Safety Standard is discovered.

Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position.

Academic/Educational Requirements:   

  • Unrestricted EASA B1 license – preferable type rating on BAe ATP and CRJ-200.  

Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:

  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal).
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills. 

Starting date of employment:

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Line Maintenance Manager
Jonas Johnsson, jonas.johnsson@westatlantic.eu 

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu and click on “Join our team”.
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Do not wait to submit your application, selection and interviews will be conducted continuously.

We are looking forward to you hear from you.


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Coordinator Ground, Security & Emergency Response Planning

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
30/04/2020

Position Type: Coordinator Ground, Security & Emergency Response Planning

Work Pattern: Office duty

Department: Ground Operations, Security and ER department

Location: Malmö Sturup Airport

Responsible to: Manager Ground Operations, Security & ER Planning

 

Role Summary:

You will support and supervise the Company´s day-to-day ground handling services and communicate with suppliers to follow up deviations. The role includes some travelling, to inspect contracted suppliers and ensure procedures are according to Company and EASA standards. You will assist the Security and Emergency Response Planning manager in various matters, such as administration, planning and training. 

Duties:

The Coordinator Ground, Security & Emergency Response Planning reports to NP Ground Operations and the main duties are: 

  • Follow up on incidents and manage reports.
  • Liaise and perform inspections of suppliers and airports regarding Ground Operations, Security and Emergency Response issues.
  • Establish and maintain procedures and follow up deviations.
  • Update and maintain Ground Operations Manual, Security Manual and Emergency Response Manual.
  • Coordinate recruitment and training for the Emergency Response Organisation.
  • Perform security training for crew.
  • Assist in other administrative functions within the Ground, Security and Emergency Response Planning departments. 

Qualifications:

  • Possess a Swedish driving license.
  • Be fluent in Swedish and English, both written and oral.
  • 3 years´ previous experience from an airline, airport or handling company.
  • Good skills in the Office program. 

Preferred skills:

  • Dangerous Goods knowledge.
  • Ground Operations knowledge, such as De-icing/anti-icing of aircraft, fueling and handling.
  • Organized and structured.
  • Manage projects and multitasking.
  • Strong communication and coordination skills and be able to motivate people. 

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Ground Operations Manager, Marie Sörstrand, marie.sorstrand@westatlantic.eu

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu, click on “Join our team”.
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Due date for your application is 2020-04-30.

Do not wait to submit your application, selection and interview will be conducted continuously.

We are looking forward to you hear from you.


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B1/B2 AOG Engineers – MMX – PART 145

Location:
Malmo
Application deadline:
31/05/2020

 

Position Type: Permanent Full-Time. 7 days on/off, shift pattern.                         

Department: WAS Part-145                    

Location: MMX/AOG

 

Role Summary: 

AOG Engineer opportunity working out of MMX. You will be performing Aircraft on Ground maintenance on a variety of aircraft. This role requires availability to travel with short notice periods to Line stations operated by WAA.

Other responsibilities include conducting Line maintenance when not required for AOG duties.

Responsible for ensuring that the relevant hangar and line work at MMX and other Line stations operated by WAA is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards.

 

Duties: 

Responsible for certifying the work in the MMX hangar and Line station operated by WAA in consultation with the Line Maintenance Manager.

Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders are completed and returned to technical records.

Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times.

Ensure tools and equipment are treated correctly, and are stored in the correct locations.

Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE.

Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times.

Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information.

Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks.

Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard. Restore and clean all equipment after the maintenance activity. When equipment fails or is found to be faulty, immediately report this to the LMM.

Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorization ratings held for the work performed.

Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established company Flight Safety Standard is discovered.

Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position.

 

Academic/Educational Requirements:  

  • Unrestricted EASA B1/B2 license – type rating on 737CL and 737NG.

 

Required Skills/Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years Aviation Engineering experience.
  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal).
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills.

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Line Maintenance Manager Jonas Johnsson: jonas.johnsson@westatlantic.eu

 

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu, click on “Join our team”.
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Due date for your application is 2020-04-12.
Do not wait to submit your application, selection and interview will be conducted continuously.

We are looking forward to you hear from you.

 

                                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Milou Frohn

Pilot

I’ve always loved to fly and to be able to do that for a living and see so much of the world is fantastic. The most important thing is having a great company behind us, always helping me to develop and providing all the support I need.

Lukas Biörnsen

Technical administration

West Atlantic is a great employer and take a real interest in my development and work life balance. The administrative side of the company is a really important part of our operation and I’m glad my role plays an important part in making sure our aircraft deliver on time.

Sandra Hellgren

Airplane Maintenance

I take great pride in my role in keeping our fleet in the air, every minute on the ground is time that we can’t help our customers. Getting our aircraft up and running again safely is what I enjoy the most.
 

Loading activities at EMA

Photo: Rob Edson, Ground Operations Manager, UK

 

Inflight to Svalbard

Photo: Jonas Holmberg, First Officer CRJ

 

First Boeing 737-800 arrives at EMA

Photo: Unknown

 

Team spirit in cockpit

Photo: Bertrand Pouderoux, Captain ATP

 

Safety training

Photo: Alastair Yardy, First Officer 737

 

Maintenance in Malmö

Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician

 

Celebrating a new contract

Photo: Nigel Hiorns, Managing Director and AM, UK

 

767 In the Hangar

Photo: Michelle Plunkett, 767 Engineer

 

On the flight deck

Photo: Elliot Longly, First Officer ATP

 

737 on ground

Photo: Charles Cleves, VP Sales

 

Office life

Photo: Aleksandra Rashid, Finance Controller - Maintenance

 

View from cockpit

Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician

 

New ATP-Pilots

Photo: Maarten & Eddy, First Officers ATP

 

First Boeing 737-800 water salute

Photo: Unknown

 

Svalbard

Photo: Thomas Holm, Captain CRJ

 

Loading B-767

Photo: Graeme Pryke, Captain 767

 

Morning view in ATP cockpit

Photo: Carl Klein, First Officer ATP

 

737-800 Line up in Liege

Photo: Christian Vanguers, Mechanic

 

737 Approach in Jersey

Photo: Tom Masterman

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